It was a cold rainy afternoon in the fall of 2003 when longtime friends and neighbors Jack Canouse and Chris Albano came up with the inspiration of Stars and Strikes. They realized there was a desperate need in the Metro Atlanta area for a place where people of all ages could go to have clean, safe fun. So, with drinks in hand and time to spare, the boys got to planning. They imagined a place with top-notch guest service, thousands of square feet of fun, delicious food, personable staff members, and of course a fully loaded bar ran by the best bartenders in the business. After months of hard work and planning, Jack and Chris turned their rainy day ambitions into a reality. In June 2005 they opened their first center in Cumming, Ga.
The original location was soon followed by new centers in Metro Atlanta: Dacula/Lawrenceville, Dallas, Stone Mountain, Woodstock, Loganville, Buford/Mall of Georgia. The company then eyed expansion throughout the southeast, with locations opening in Columbus & Augusta, Georgia, Huntsville, Alabama, Smyrna, Tennessee, Irmo & Summerville, South Carolina and Raleigh & Concord, North Carolina. Sweeping the South with their fun-filled dream was not just the work of two men but a group effort of many friends, family members and key team members. Stars and Strikes is truly a unique place where friends, family, and fun come together to make lasting memories.